Wednesday February 1 2012
Enrique on 'pathetic' Roma

Luis Enrique was scathing about the “pathetic” periods of Roma play after their 4-2 defeat to Cagliari. “We’re going nowhere like this.”

The Giallorossi dominated possession and wasted plenty of chances as they fell in Sardinia.

“We conceded on their first chance and fought back, but then were too distracted,” he told Roma Channel.

“It was a difficult game and we have to improve under every aspect. We need to be 100 per cent in order to win.

“Let’s not start talking about fitness levels again. We were weak in defence tonight, but it is not just the fault of the back line. We ought to be better at taking our chances.

“If we are not all 100 per cent, then we can lose against anyone. To play the kind of football we need to, the concentration has to be there for the full 90 minutes.

“We’ve got to attack with 11 men and defend with 11 men. We’re going nowhere if we play like this. I am very disappointed. It makes me sad to see 20 excellent minutes and then another 20 minutes that are pathetic.”